Sunlight on the bare trees

I think one of the jobs artists do is to make people look at things they would otherwise pass by, to open their eyes to see things more clearly. The other day in the park I took quite a lot of photos of the bare trees. The branches look wonderful in the sun with all…

Wild Patch

I love the wild corners of Hotham Park. This is a lovely sunny place in the wildlife conservation area. The late summer colours are glorious with yellow ragwort, seeded docks and teasels. This is painted acrylic on a 70 x 70cm fine cotton box canvas.

Sculpture?

At college many years ago I was taught that anything could be seen as interesting or beautiful and that we should keep our eyes open all the time to the things around us. A few days ago in the Park I saw the empty children’s playground and realised what wonderful sculptural shapes the climbing frames…